Re: heads up: apparent GAS bug in current (CVS) binutils

From: H. J. Lu <hjl_at_lucon.org>
Date: 2005-05-14 07:01:11
On Fri, May 13, 2005 at 01:59:06PM -0700, David Mosberger wrote:
> >>>>> On Fri, 13 May 2005 13:50:04 -0700, "H. J. Lu" <hjl@lucon.org> said:
> 
>   HJ> On Fri, May 13, 2005 at 01:34:10PM -0700, David Mosberger wrote:
>   >> >>>>> On Fri, 13 May 2005 10:32:19 -0700, "Lu, Hongjiu"
>   >> <hongjiu.lu@intel.com> said:
> 
>   HJ> I tried binutils 2.15.92.0.2 20040927 and got the same
>   HJ> result. What is the version of assembler which you think is
>   HJ> good?
>   >>  The standard Debian/sarge as seems fine:
> 
>   >> $ as -v GNU assembler version 2.15 (ia64-linux) using BFD version
>   >> 2.15
> 
>   HJ> As I have mentioned before, it is an IPF specific kernel issue.
>   HJ> Basically, when you use weak functions, unwind info may be
>   HJ> wrong.  I am enclosing an updated kernel patch.
> 
> I agree that this is weird code that needs to be fixed, preferably by
> not using weak functions at all (as Andreas suggested).
> 
> However, there still seems to be a binutils issues here: if this is
> something binutils cannot properly support, it should issue an error,
> not silently generate wrong code, no?

I will see what I can do.


H.J.
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